Overregulation of farms, water quality top concerns in forum
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson said Monday he “got a really good sense of what farmers are thinking” following the fourth of six planned public hearings offered across the state to gather input on environmental policy.
There are many questions raised by President Obama’s announcement on immigration policy. Obama announced an administrative order that will allow hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants to stay in the country and work. Illegal immigrants will not be deported if they can prove they were brought to America before age 16 and are under age 30, if they have been in the country five continuous years, have no criminal history, have a high school diploma or GED, or have served in the military. This order does not grant them amnesty or immunity.
Must have come to the U.S. under the age of 16 for consideration
for deferred action process
WORTHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of young, educated, illegal immigrants may get the opportunity to stay in the United States and work under a new policy announced Friday by the Obama administration, but it will take a few weeks until requests can be accepted.
CHAMPLIN (AP) — Several current and former students are suing Minnesota's largest school district over its policy requiring staff to remain neutral when the topic of sexual orientation is raised in the classroom.
ST. PAUL — When the Minnesota Legislature convenes Jan. 4, District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker will be appointed to serve on three legislative committees. These committees include: Agriculture and Rural Development Policy; Finance, Health and Human Services Finance; and Judiciary.
WORTHINGTON — District 518’s preliminary credit card policy will include a provision for disciplinary action in case of misuse, decided the District 518 Board of Education’s Operations Committee Tuesday.
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